Not the same Street

The New York Times investigates why the two recently-released DVD volumes of Sesame Street – Old School come with the warning: “These early Sesame Street episodes are intended for grown-ups, and may not suit the needs of today’s preschool child.” From Cookie Monster’s addiction to Oscar the Grouch’s depression, the article takes a look at why some people are saying early episodes of the beloved television series “modeled the wrong behavior.”